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The Grand Opening of Cowles and Carse:

One of many historical updates Simpson College has experienced in the past few years. A compelling project that has everyone talking. 

Project Highlights:

  • 5,500-square-foot weight room
  • 4,500-square-foot aerobic/cardiovascular space
  • Expanded wrestling room
  • 1,500-square-foot cheer, dance and multipurpose room
  • Renovated Hall of Fame Conference Room and display
  • Exercise Science/Athletic Training Lab
  • Additional Classroom Space
  • Swim Ex rehabilitation and therapy pool
  • $6 million capital project

Governor Branstad addressing college finance problems

Branstad briefly addressed the growing student debt problem during his Condition of the State address on Tuesday, January 14th. He focused on how his administration increased Iowa Tuition Grant money and froze tuition increased at Regent universities.

  • Is this aid positively affecting private universities students or is not enough being done to help student outside state schools?

CAB Overview for January 

What are you doing this weekend? 

  • Thursday, January 16th @ 8 p.m. in Principal Black Box (PBB) – American Idol Contestant, Tim Halperin
  • Saturday, January 18th @ 8:30 p.m. in PBB – Hypnotist, chrisjones
  • Wednesday, January 22nd @10 p.m. in PBB – Hump Day Ha’s, featuring comedian Eric O’Shea
  • Friday,January 31st @ 8 p.m. in PBB – Season Four winners of NBC’s The Sing Off, Home Free
    • Tickets available at

Meals for the Heartland

Sign up is still happening today! 1:30-3:30 p.m. in Kent

  • Volunteers package meals for delivery to starving people around the world and in Central Iowa
  • Gather a team of 8 to 10 people or sign up individually! 
  • Prizes will be awarded to the team who raises the most money and to the team who packages the most meals. 

In honor of MLK Day – Tuesday, January 21 10:00 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Great Hall.

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